What Businesses Need to Know about Upgrading to Windows 11

Microsoft recently released the newest version of its flagship operating system software. Here is what you need to know about Windows 11 to make an informed decision about when to upgrade the computers in your business. Although “Brings you closer to what you love” sounds like a slogan you’d find on Subaru’s website, it is the catchphrase that Microsoft is …

A New Ransomware Has Been Discovered

Cyber criminals are using a new ransomware dubbed Yanluowang to encrypt a target network’s files. This ransomware is so named because it places an extension of “yanluowang” on the files it encrypts. In addition to the usual demand for money in exchange for decrypting the files, this latest ransomware also threatens to launch additional attacks against the victim organization, and …

10 Million Android Devices Have Been Infiltrated by GriftHorse Trojan Apps

Disguised as legitimate apps, the GriftHorse malware has found its way onto more than 10 million Android devices. Learn how to determine whether your phone is one of them. Mobile malware dubbed GriftHorse has found its way onto more than 10 million Android devices in more than 70 countries, including the United States. Cybercriminals are using GriftHorse to carry out …

UpdateAgent is Back with a Vengeance

Analysts at Microsoft Security Intelligence have discovered a new variant of UpdateAgent, also known as WizardUpdate. This malware targets Mac devices by impersonating legitimate MacOS software. UpdateAgent has been in use since 2020, but the latest version has improvements that make it significantly more effective. Researchers originally discovered UpdateAgent in November 2020. However, the latest variant has new features such …

Office 2021 Provides On-Premises Productivity Apps

Microsoft has released a new version of its on-premises productivity suite for those customers who are not interested in using cloud-based productivity apps. Find out what Office 2021 has to offer.

How to Find Out if your Phone Has Spyware

Spyware is an application that allows a hacker to remotely access information on a computing device such as a smartphone. Finding spyware on your phone can be challenging because it’s specifically designed to remain undetected, although there are signs that can indicate that your phone is infected with spyware. Once detected, you’ll need to remove the spyware as quickly as …

Phishing Deep Dive: Whaling

Whaling scams are increasing at an alarming rate. Find out what whaling is and how you can protect your business from this type of attack.

Three Extremely Risky Practices to Avoid

A common question among businesses looking to improve their cybersecurity defenses is “Where should we focus our efforts?” A good place to start is to make sure your company is not engaging in risky practices. Here are three bad practices to avoid.

FBI Issues Warning for Critical Zoho Bug

A joint effort by multiple US government agencies has discovered a security threat that exploits Zoho’s ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, a self-service password management solution with a single sign-on solution. These agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). This task force has designated the vulnerability as …